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Noted candidates in Punjab may not cast vote for themselves

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 16:09

There are a few prominent candidates in the fray in Punjab who will not be able to vote for themselves from the seats they have been fielded from, as their names are enrolled in other constituencies.

Action sought against agents for luring Punjabis to US

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:34

The North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has sought action against travel and immigration agents who lured over 100 Punjabi youths with dreams of settling in the US but who are now behind bars.

Baisakhi celebrated with great fervour across Punjab

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:00

A large number of devotees Monday thronged the gurudwaras across the state, including the Golden Temple here, to mark Baisakhi festival, which was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm.

Disgruntled Congress, SAD leaders withdraw nomination from Faridkot

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 20:09

In a relief for candidates of both Congress and SAD from Faridkot Lok Sabha seat, disgruntled Congress leader Sukhwinder Singh Danny and SAD leader Seetal Singh withdrew their candidature.

First to recommend probe by SIT for anti-Sikh riots: Arvind Kejriwal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:56

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal tried to woo the Sikh electorate, claiming that his erstwhile government in Delhi was the first to recommend a probe by a Special Investigation Team for 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Man sentenced to life term for killing wife

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:33

A local court has awarded life term to a person for killing his wife.

Punjab approaches APTEL on compensatory tariff issue

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 17:33

Punjab State Power Corporation has petitioned APTEL challenging electricity regulator CERC`s order granting compensatory tariff to two Mundra projects of Tata Power and Adani Power.

EC approves 30 counting centres for Punjab`s 13 LS seats

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 00:29

The Election Commission (EC) has approved the proposal for setting up of 30 counting centres for 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab.

Congress does not even deserve to sit in opposition: Vinod Khanna

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:12

Actor-turned-BJP candidate from the Gurdaspur constituency Vinod Khanna on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, saying it does not even deserve to sit in the opposition on account of various scams.

Akalis function like mafia: Singla

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 17:04

Congress candidate from Sangrur Lok Sabha seat Vijay Inder Singla accused the ruling SAD of being "high-handed" and running the state like a "mafia".